The Night Gardener is a gothic tale that was both light-handed and mystical enough to be enjoyable. The Mystery in the story was revealed in layers, at just the right speed to keep us reading. The main characters evolve in a way that is both believable and endearing. While this story is lovely and imaginative, it is also has greater potential to provide the jr. high classroom another novel to be taught and/or enjoyed.
Therefore, in a unanimous 5-0 nothing victory, the Westminster pick for this round goes to The Night Gardener.